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Tag Archives: West Coast

  1. Road Traffic Collision near Christie Village

    Northern Division Officers continue to seek a solution what led to a road traffic collision involving two motor cars and a pickup truck which occurred about 2:00 pm am on Saturday 6th February 2021 along the Bennetts section of the Ronald Mapp Highway near its junction with Christie Village road. S U M M A […]

    February 8, 2021ControversyNo comments
  2. Suspected Drowning Death of UK Sr Citizen: Corpse Recovered near Payne’s Bay

    Police are investigating the suspected drowning death of 61 year old British visitor Mark Smith, who was staying at Hibiscus Avenue, Sunset Crest, St James. Smith’s body was recovered from the sea in an area off Payne’s Bay, St James. Circumstances On Sunday 31st January 2021, Police at Holetown Station received a report that a […]

    February 3, 2021ControversyNo comments
  3. BWA Completes Repair of 16-inch main in St. James

    The Barbados Water Authority is alerting Bajans how late yesterday Tuesday 20th October they completed repairs to the 16-inch main at Cemetery Lane, Sandy Lane in St. James. Pumping resumed from the Ionics Desalination Plant and as water levels rise in the system, the stations at Trents and Apes Hill will be put back online. […]

    October 21, 2020BusinessNo comments
  4. Electrical Work Scheduled for BWA’s Warleigh Facility

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to advise residents of some St. James and St. Peter districts that its station at Warleigh will be taken offline on Thursday 24th September between 9:00 and 11:30 am to facilitate work being conducted by the Barbados Light & Power Company Ltd. (BLPC). Customers in the following districts may […]

    September 23, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. Apes Hill Pumping Station Offline

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public that today Wednesday, August 26th its Pumping Station at Apes Hill is offline due to low reservoir levels. This is affecting customers connected to the Castle Grant distribution system and therefore residents in some parts of St. James, St. Andrew, St. Thomas and St. Joseph may […]

    August 26, 2020Breaking News, TechnologyNo comments
  6. MINISTRY RESPONDS TO FATAL STABBING INCIDENT AT FREDERICK SMITH SECONDARY

    The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training conveyed deep sadness at the unfortunate incident that occurred Friday at the Frederick Smith Secondary School that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old student. The school was immediately dismissed, and counsellors were summoned by the Ministry to counsel any student and staff member who may have […]

    November 11, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Ionics Desalination Plant Offline While Tropical Storm Dorian Passes

    Ionics Fresh Water Ltd. has advised the Barbados Water Authority it shut down the Desalination Plant to protect its equipment during the passing of the Tropical Storm Dorian. Once the all clear has been given operations at the plant will be reactivated. While we are aware that our customers would have complied with the 5 […]

    August 27, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  8. HELP COMING FROM THE S.L.C.T REGARDING PAEDIATRIC CARDIAC & CEREBRAL PALSY CASES

    A partnership between the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust and the World Paediatric Project, which facilitated orthopaedic surgeries for 89 Barbadian children over the last two years, is being expanded. Since 2017, 103 orthopaedic surgeries have been completed in children under 18 years with scoliosis. Through the process, the Sandy Lane […]

    July 21, 2019Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. TWO AMERICAN GUESTS MISSING AFTER JET SKI TRIP ON WEST COAST

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating two missing persons. Missing: 32 year old Oscar Suarez and 25 year old Magdalena DeVille both from the U.S.A staying at Room 49, Discovery Bay Hotel, Trents, St. James. Circumstances: They arrived in Barbados on Saturday 22nd June 2019 from the […]

    June 25, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  10. International partnership reinforces confidence in Barbados’ real estate market

    Hamptons International just announced it partnered with Island Villas, a well established brand that has distinguished itself in the real estate industry in Barbados and across the Caribbean. The Hamptons International and Island Villas partnership will offer a high quality service to those interested in international properties which benefit from a warmer climate. This partnership […]

    December 29, 2018BusinessNo comments
  11. A mental health facility for Children finally becomes a reality

    No longer clumped together with adults, creating a whole new plethora of potentially frightening other issues, children with mental illness at the Blackrock Psychiatric Hospital now have their own focused complex… Trustee Pippa Challis said the project was actually 8 years in the making and the main setback was a previous commitment to perform orthopedic […]

    December 27, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. St Peter Man is Missing

    Police are seeking all Barbadians’ assistance in locating missing 52 year old Livingstone DaCosta Williams from Gay’s, St Peter. When last seen he was bare chested yet wearing a pair of khaki pants with water boots. Williams is known to frequent both Farm Road and Speightstown areas of St Peter and also visit Arcades. He […]

    December 4, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Barbados’ Most Recent Wanted Man: Jamar Kevin-Lee Blackman

    The Royal Barbados Police Force are urging all Barbadians to be on the lookout for the following wanted man; 25 year old Jamar Kevin-lee Blackman, his last known address was – Millionaire Road, Ashton Hall, St. Peter. He is wanted by detectives at the Black Rock Police Station for questioning in connection with a serious […]

    October 11, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  14. TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CHANGES RE: MILITARY FUNERAL FOR WENDELL RICARDO JEMMOTT SGT (AG) # 281

    The Royal Barbados Police Force advises the public that due to the Military Funeral of Wendell Ricardo Jemmott Sgt (Ag) #281 on Thursday October 11th 2018 which will be held at the St. Thomas Parish Church and then Proceed to the St. James Cemetery for the Internment, that a number of Temporary Road traffic changes […]

    October 11, 2018Events, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Missing Again? Tammagn Omega Caesar

    Tammagn Omega Caesar, a 15 year old from Collins, St. Peter and a student of The Lester Vaughan School who was reported missing on the 26th of September 2018 continues to be on the Royal Barbados Police Force’s missing persons list. On the mentioned date, she left the residence of her parents Dexter Caesar and […]

    October 11, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  16. 26 YEAR OLD MAN FROM LOWER CARLTON IN REMAND BY HOLETOWN COURT UNTIL NEXT MONTH

    Officers in the Northern Division arrested and formally charged 26 year old Alvon Omar Harewood from Chapel Gap, Lower Carlton, St. James for the following offences: 1. Unlawful possession of a shotgun 2. Unlawful possession of 6 rounds of 12 gauge shotgun ammunition 3. Unlawful possession of cannabis 4. Unlawful possession with intent to supply […]

    October 9, 2018CrimeNo comments
  17. “CyarriBeyon: Clay Pon Mahogany”

    Vonni Koromanti presents an art exhibition-cum-sale at its Headquarters, Porters Place, 11 Porters, Saint James, Barbados. The exhibition runs from Thursday March 29, 2018 to Sunday April 08, 2018, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm daily, with an Opening Reception on Thursday March 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm. This instalment features works in mahogany by Barbadian […]

    March 26, 2018Featured, SculptureNo comments
  18. NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMAT SALUTES BARBADIAN EFFORTS TO PUSH AGRICULTURE IN THE COMMONWEALTH AHEAD OF NEXT MONTH’S SUMMIT

    Barbados is doing well as a Commonwealth member in seeking to promote local agriculture through a reality TV series. Her Excellency Jan Henderson in delivering her farewell speech last night at her Sugar Hill official residence, cited how the former members of British Empire became citizens of the Commonwealth over a century and a half […]

    March 19, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  19. CANADA DOWNS BARBADOS IN POLO FINALE

    There were thrills and spills this weekend at Holders Hill during the finale between Canada and Barbados. In the warm up match between Unna and Port Ferdinand, Pablo Crespin had a tumble from his horse in the second chukka. Canada gave Barbados a similar drubbing where the Maple Leafs made 7 to the 3 Barbados […]

    February 14, 2018Featured, PoloNo comments
  20. Barbados to host Rugby World 7s Tournament

    Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) will this weekend welcome some of the best men’s and women’s club teams from across the globe for the highly anticipated 2017 Rugby Barbados World 7s Tournament. Set to take place from 9th to 10th December at Frederick Smith Secondary School, Trents, St James, the Tournament is the longest running […]

    December 6, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  21. POLICE MAKE BREAKTHROUGH IN CAR THEFT CASES, IS THIS YOUR TOYOTA?

    As police continue to solve a recent spate of car thefts, they are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the owners of two motor cars which are currently in the possession of the police. The identify characteristics of these two cars have been altered, and the police are therefore appealing to anyone who […]

    November 18, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  22. ROTARY PRESIDENT – “SELF SUFFICIENCY THE WAY TO GO”

    As the Rotary Club of Barbados installed its 56th President Paul Ashby to lead the entity for the next 12 months, he announced that his focus will be on engendering changed behavior among at risk families. Ashby shared his goal and objectives for his presidency at the Installation Dinner held recently at the Apes Hill […]

    August 7, 2017EventsNo comments
  23. 1st Female Executive Director for Barbados Employers Confederation

    The Ministry of Labour praised the Barbados Employers Confederation for their achieving the milestone of their 60th Anniversary and noting how they’ve been an active member within the Social partnership. The event also had the privilege of announcing in their sixth decade their latest executive director is not only female but a previous staff member;- […]

    July 19, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Peer To Peer Lending Launched At Limegrove

    Peer to Peer lending is the most recent catch-phrase of the 21st Century and has been growing exponentially around the globe for the last decade. Carilend made its official consumer debut in Barbados at the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre. Mark Young, CEO and Co-Founder of Carilend addressed a wide array of potential investors and clientele – […]

    May 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Too many Project delays – COW says Town & Country must be faster

    Barbadian Construction Mogul Sir Charles Williams lambasted Government for excessive and petty red tape, which he said prevents employment, and appealed directly to 2 Cabinet Ministers for a speedier and intelligent deliberation. Designed by architect Larry Warren, the $19 million facility was funded by both the National Insurance Department and Republic Bank. Sir Charles sided […]

    February 27, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments